British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Pre-diabetes label 'unhelpful and unnecessary'

Labelling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota.

Jul 14, 2014
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Vitamin D may play an important role in cancer prognosis

Researchers have found that people with very low levels of vitamin D appear to be at higher risk of death from all causes (including cancer) and say that vitamin D could play an important role in cancer prognosis in a paper ...

Jun 17, 2014
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Biggest World Cup comeback so far: beer

Brazil fought hard when FIFA insisted it overturn its ban on alcohol in stadiums, but the World Cup hosts lost, and with the tournament now under way it's official: beer is back.

Jun 14, 2014
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